Demographic and lifestyle determinants of time spent in physical activity among Malaysian adolescents.

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Summary of "Demographic and lifestyle determinants of time spent in physical activity among Malaysian adolescents."

The objective of the present study is to examine factors affecting time spent in physical activity among adolescents in Malaysia.


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Name: International journal of pediatrics & adolescent medicine
ISSN: 2352-6467
Pages: 49-54


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Usual level of physical activity that is less than 30 minutes of moderate-intensity activity on most days of the week.

The time span between the beginning of physical activity by an individual and the termination because of exhaustion.

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A pattern of behavior involving LIFE STYLE choices which ensure optimum health. Examples are eating right; maintaining physical, emotional, and spiritual wellness, and taking preemptive steps against communicable diseases.

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